LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Gov. Matt Bevin wants you to make your neighborhood shine.

Friday, Bevin launched his Beautify the Bluegrass initiative with a contest designed to encourage citizens to keep their communities clean.

The contest invites Kentuckians to form teams of up to 200 volunteers to clean up, or enhance, a neglected area in their community.

Projects can include picking up trash, mowing, and landscaping. Participants are encouraged to document their project to show how they made a difference.

The winning project will be announced in October, and the winners will get to enjoy a barbecue hosted by Bevin and Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton.

Project entries are due by Sept. 20 through the Beautify the Bluegrass webpage

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